Blessed Sacrament Fathers and Brothers are an apostolic group of men whose ideal is to assist the Church in her efforts to form Christian communities whose center of life is the Eucharist. They commit themselves to the implementation of this ideal in collaboration with lay persons engaged in Christian ministries. For 160 years, the priests, deacons, and brothers have reached all continents of the globe and continue the mission begun by St. Eymard, the Apostle of the Eucharist. They believe that Christ in the Eucharist has the power to effect a radical transformation in the society and in all people. Gen Chapter Presentation The power of the Eucharist motivates and strengthens them to work for the establishment of Christ’s Kingdom on earth. They proclaim the reality of God’s love in the Eucharist by their “gift of self” to Him and their brothers and sisters. By prayer in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament and an active apostolic life, they strive to make Christ in the Eucharist better known and loved. In all that they do, Christ in the Eucharist is their inspiration and the center of their personal and community life. They seek to understand all human reality in the light of the Eucharist, source and summit of the life of the Church.